The Tree and The Room: Co-Designing DIY WiFi Networks with Emergent Local Metaphors
Smyth, M., Helgason, I., Lapidge, L., & Hausel, K. (2021)
The Tree and The Room: Co-Designing DIY WiFi Networks with Emergent Local Metaphors. In Design Culture(s) | Cumulus Conference Proceedings Roma 2021 (3823-3837
The use of metaphor for communicating conceptual models of interactive systems has a well-documented history in Interaction Design practice. Although metaphors can pri...
Speculative Design in Education: Mapping the Landscape
Helgason, I., Mitrović, I., Hanna, J., Auger, J., Encinas, E., & Smyth, M. (2021)
Speculative Design in Education: Mapping the Landscape. In Design Culture(s). Cumulus Conference Proceedings Roma 2021, Volume #2
This paper presents findings from a recent European-wide study on the use of Speculative Design approaches within education. The study included a survey of design educators an...
How Can We Balance Research, Participation and Innovation as HCI Researchers?
Lechelt, S., Elsden, C., Helgason, I., Panneels, I., Smyth, M., Speed, C., & Terras, M. (2019)
How Can We Balance Research, Participation and Innovation as HCI Researchers?. In Proceedings of the Halfway to the Future Symposium 2019https://doi.org/10.1145/3363384.3363394
This paper reflects upon the growing expectation for HCI research projects to collaborate closely with partners in industry and civil society. Specifically, we suggest that th...
Life at the local scale: an alternative perspective on the urban.
Smyth, M., & Helgason, I. (2015)
Life at the local scale: an alternative perspective on the urban. In Hybrid Cities - data to the peoplehttps://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.1.3740.2083
The study of cities has risen to the top of research agendas in the last decade, raising the question of how to study something as vast and eclectic as cities. This paper prop...
City | Data | Future: envisioning interactions in hybrid urban space.
Mitrović, I., Smyth, M., Helgason, I., & Mitrovic, I. (2015)
City | Data | Future: envisioning interactions in hybrid urban space. In Proceedings of the 2015 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Creativity and Cognition (373-374). https://doi.org/10.1145/2757226.2757380
The City | Data | Future installation is a collection of “design fiction” video scenarios that speculate about the experience of urban life and how it might change in the near...
Beat Haiku: interactive poetry application.
Helgason, I. (2012)
Beat Haiku: interactive poetry application. In NordiCHI’12 Making sense through design, (777-778). https://doi.org/10.1145/2399016.2399142
This application invites the user to create short Haiku poems by selecting and arranging words that are displayed onscreen. The web-based application is presented on a touchsc...
Informing the design of the future urban landscape.
Smyth, M., & Helgason, I. (2010)
Informing the design of the future urban landscape. In Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems, 438-440. doi:10.1145/1858171.1858259
The urban spaces of the future will be saturated with both visible and hidden media that gather and transmit information. How we as physical beings connect with, interpret and...